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Mairie Rainsars.JPG
Coat of arms of Rainsars
Coat of arms
Rainsars is located in France
Coordinates: 50°04′21″N 3°59′32″E / 50.0725°N 3.9922°E / 50.0725; 3.9922Coordinates: 50°04′21″N 3°59′32″E / 50.0725°N 3.9922°E / 50.0725; 3.9922
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
Intercommunality Pays d'Avesnes
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Colette Watremez
Area1 6.16 km2 (2.38 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 220
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59490 /59177
Elevation 160–223 m (525–732 ft)
(avg. 191 m or 627 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Rainsars is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Rainsars
The arms of Rainsars are blazoned :

Azure, a lion Or maintaining a key argent. (Dourlers, Pont-sur-Sambre and Rainsars use the same arms.)

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